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This page provides information on joining Forensic Services and a link to our latest vacancies. 

Working in Forensic Services

If you are interested in a career in Forensic Services, our career booklet will provide key information on entry requirements, who we are, what we do, and some key facts. 

Due to the sensitive nature of our work, Forensic Services are unable to accommodate any visits or work experience including educational requests.


You can view our latest vacancies by visiting the Scottish Police Authority Recruitment section. You can filter these posts by clicking on the Scottish Police Authority type of post, or Forensics as the business area. 

You can also stay up to date with our latest vacancies by signing up for job alerts by registering your details on our account application portal.  


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes:

Competitive salaries
Annual salary increments
Local Government Pension Scheme
28 days annual leave and 6 public holidays on appointment
Wide range of family friendly policies
Modern, spacious working environments
Employee Assistance Programme
Access to a range of staff associations
Scottish Police Recreation Association
Scottish Police Credit Union
Staff Uniform (where applicable)
Cycle to Work Scheme

Equality and Diversity

Equal opportunities will be actively pursued through the recruitment and selection process. Decisions relating to recruitment will be made fairly and lawfully and without bias.

All recruitment and selection process will be thorough and conducted with objective criteria to ensure that the process is fair and transparent.

Applications will be considered solely on their ability to do the job against unbiased selection criteria and not on the basis of the applicants age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, race including colour, nationality (including citizenship) ethnic or national origins, religion or belief and sexual orientation or any other grounds that cannot be objectively justified.


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Forensic Services Career Booklet

Published: 06 June 2024